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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Atty, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. Atty

    Atty Active Member
    Thread Starter

    May 23, 2010
    My phone isn't working right. It will randomly restart and get stuck on the white HTC screen. It'll only boot back up after a battery pull.

    I'm going to reset it to default but I want to know how I can back up all my stuff. I could care less about my applications but I don't want to lose contacts or SMS/MMS records, etc.


  2. Jakaro

    Jakaro Well-Known Member

    Apr 16, 2010
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    North Idaho
    Your contacts are synced to your gmail account so they will come back fine, handcent app lets you batch all your sms files and saves them to your sd card. If you are rooted you could do a full nandroid backup.
  3. jwalker87

    jwalker87 Well-Known Member

    May 12, 2010
    SMS Backup & Restore, by Ritesh Sahu, works well for backing up SMS/MMS. I didn't think Handcent did it, but I may be wrong
  4. A.Nonymous

    A.Nonymous Well-Known Member

    Jun 7, 2010
    Don't make the assumption that all his contacts are Google contacts. If they are, they will get backed up to GMail and you'll be fine. If they aren't, you can still go in and manually export all of them to your SD card.
  5. mIQ Live

    mIQ Live Well-Known Member

    I agree! Do not assume anything is already backed up!

    The easiest way to back everything up is to just download the free MIQ app, from Best Buy Mobile...

    This will sync and backup contacts, sms, calender, photos, video, bookmarks ect. to an online private account. That way when you restore the phone all you do is download the app again and sign in to get all your content back!

    You can also sign in online to manage your phone, send texts from the web, or import contact lists from gmail, outlook, or other places to immediately push to your phone. Pretty cool!

    Hope that helps! Good luck with the funky screen issue...

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